about 5x7 #2 pencil on sketch pad. The face is based on a 17th century portrait. The tangled hair is all my own! These tangled pictures have been my latest way to pass the time with my sketchbook. I worked on it for about a week at odd moments. Sometimes I concentrated on getting the face right and sometimes I concentrated on adding to the hair. A fun way to hone skills and relax with patterns all in one picture!

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Comment by Marilyn G on December 17, 2017 at 10:26pm

What a clever idea Anne, very effective  too.

Comment by Pat on December 17, 2017 at 10:35pm

Very nice Anne.

Comment by Anne Withers on December 17, 2017 at 11:33pm

Thank you Pat and Marilyn.

Comment by Anne Withers on December 18, 2017 at 1:20am

Thank you Laura. No, my hair is short and straight! (my son's hair might look like this - lol)

Comment by Pamela Meredith on December 18, 2017 at 8:51am

wonderful portrait Anne 

Comment by Kathy Orrell on December 18, 2017 at 4:41pm

Superb

Comment by Anne Withers on December 18, 2017 at 7:12pm

Thank you Pamela and Kathy!

Comment by Paul Dodd on December 18, 2017 at 9:48pm

Nice work

Comment by Jenifer Nadira Knight on December 19, 2017 at 4:20am

Very nice, Anne, very sweet portrait! 

Comment by Nelson Failing on December 19, 2017 at 3:34pm

Just awesome Anne...loving it....yes her face does have a renaissance look to it...sublime!!!

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